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News and Commentary On Newcastle United Football Club By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Magpies Need To Placate Fans – Give Us Two Wins

May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

Given what Newcastle United have put their fans through since we were eliminated from the Europa League, and for most of the season, if truth be told –  Newcastle must go all out to get two wins in the last two games for the fans – who have gone through hell and high water this […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Must Now Beat QPR And Get The Job Done

May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

On a night when Newcastle could have been in 3rd bottom place in the Premier League for the first time in four years, Swansea City did Newcastle (and Sunderland for that matter) a huge favor by beating Wigan 3-2 at the DW Stadium tonight. Alan Pardew – needs to get Newcastle a win on Sunday

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Wigan Lose 3-2 To Swansea – Throw Newcastle A Lifeline

May 7th, 2013 · 147 Comments

It was simply fantastic news for Newcastle United at the DW Stadium tonight, when after a full 9 minutes of added time Swansea beat Wigan 3-2, and Wigan remain 3 points behind Newcastle with the exact same goal difference of -23, the worst goal difference in the league except for the two already relegated sides […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Ben Arfa Having Trouble With His Hamstring

May 7th, 2013 · 377 Comments

It seems that Ben Arfa’s hamstring is still not right, even though a specialist had said recently it was 100% – but Ben Arfa can be a match winner,  and he looked good in that first half on Saturday at West Ham. Ben Arfa – still having trouble with his hamstring

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League

Lee Clark – Fergie Has Been Brilliant For Us

May 7th, 2013 · 118 Comments

Lee Clark took Shane Ferguson on loan in February, and the Derry-born player appeared  11 times with one goal for Birmingham City,  and he got some rave reports for his play over the last couple of  months. Shane Ferguson – brilliant at Birmingham

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Tags: Adam Campbell · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi · Shane Ferguson

This New Frenchman Has Guts, Leadership And Ability Too

May 7th, 2013 · 28 Comments

We were big fans of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa before he arrived on Tyneside, and one reason was that we knew the 23 year-old could play anywhere along the back four and he had excellent leadership abilities as the captain of Montpellier. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – in action at West Ham

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Tags: Coaching · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Here’s One Fringe Player Who’s Proved His Worth This Season

May 7th, 2013 · 35 Comments

There have been too many players this season who have come in and been found lacking in the famous black and white shirt of Newcastle – and that may still cost us our precious place in the Premier League this season. Rob Elliot – proved his mettle this season

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Tags: Coaching · Premier League · Rob Elliot

Do Newcastle Players Have The Guts To Survive – We Don’t Know

May 7th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Wigan are up against Swansea City tonight at the DW Stadium, and a win will take them out of the bottom three, and leave Newcastle in 3rd bottom place in the league with just two games to play – in what would be a  perilous situation. Roberto Martinez – can he inspire Wigan to another […]

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Tags: Coaching · Premier League

Where’s The Return From Bringing In Five Frenchmen In January?

May 7th, 2013 · 84 Comments

One win and five points in the last seven games is the reason why Newcastle are in the position we are, when we had looked to be fairly safe in the league before that streak started – we were in 13th place after 29 games with 33 points.and 5 points above 3rd bottom – six […]

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Tags: Coaching · Premier League

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